First “real” stacks

Today I test-drove my first proper stacking system:

Canon EOS 1000D (actually a Canon-refurbished Rebel/Xs) Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di lens cheapo adjustable Yongnuo YN560 Chinese flash cheapo Chinese Fotomate macro rail a plastic cup, some foam & one of those sticky rubber mats that they sell to stop rugs moving on laminate flooring.

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Erynnia ocypterata at Rye Harbour

A couple of days ago I received an interesting parcel from Chris Bentley, the warden of Rye Harbour NR. Chris is a keen Dipterist and had turned up some fantastic records in the past – namely the Brown-tail parasitoid Townsendielomyia nidicola and the extremely rare Huebneria affinis – so I always look forward to receiving […]